Lord Turner calls for SPA to rise to 70 by 2040

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The state pension age should rise to 70 by 2040 - more than 20 years earlier than scheduled under government changes - the former chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) Lord Adair Turner said last night.

At present, a woman can claim her state pension at the age of 62 while men receive theirs from the age of 65. Ministers have already outlined plans to first align and then increase the ages at w...

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